Best Time To Visit Edinburgh

The peak travel months to Edinburgh are during the months of June, July, August.

Edinburgh is Scotland’s hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle. Arthur’s Seat is a peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views.

The Royal Mile, lined with shops selling souvenirs, clan tartans and whisky. The Scottish National Galleries display Scottish and European art. Princes Street, the main shopping area, is home to 19th-century Jenners Department Store. The summer arts festival season includes the internationally renowned Edinburgh International Festival and its quirkier sibling called Fringe.

Restaurants in waterside Leith serve high-end local seafood to traditional fish and chips.

Map of Edinburgh